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Old 05-08-2017, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by hamsa View Post
This is the second call I have gotten from my husband for his blood pressure being at 180-190. He went in on blood pressure medication. He is in a county jail and is awating sentencing. I am sure the anxiety is affecting him, but who knows. With a history of stroke in his family and the fact that he is now overweight, once a smoker it is concerning. He has told them and they gave him a pill that made him sleep for a couple of days. He has no idea what it was for. Suggestions? I've read some bad stuff on here about inmates being ignored medically.
Yes, they do this all the time in county jails. A friend of mine had high blood pressure and TIA' s. Instead of filling his meds, they just gave him something to knock him out.
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